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Kim Hovey is a nurse and a mother of three currently living in Dawson City. Originally from Ottawa, Kim has lived in Prince Edward Island and Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.
Kim’s vision loss is a result of a detached retina in 2018, diplopia and optic atrophy. She is learning how to use assistive technology to get back to work as a nurse and regain her overall independence.
Kim enjoys crafting, nature, swimming, art, technology, travelling and learning. She is excited to be an advocate for the blind and partially sighted community in the North!